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Sally B. Hunter

Clinical Associate Professor, Advising Coordinator


Sally Hunter holds a clinical faculty role in the Department of Child and Family Studies. She is the Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising and also teaches 5-6 classes per year for the department. Hunter regularly teaches CFS 210 (Development Across the Lifespan), and she teaches other courses at the Undergraduate and Graduate level, as needed. As a former member of the UT rowing team, Hunter continues to enjoy working with student-athletes, and she is currently serving as one of two UT faculty members on the Chancellor's Athletics Advisory Board.


  • Ph.D., Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2009
  • M.S., Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2005
  • B.S., Child Development, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003

Curriculum Vitae


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Hunter, S. B., Moran, H. B., Mullican, K. N., and Connor, L. A. (2019). Enjoyable group projects? Utilizing course design and technology to create meaningful (and fun!) undergraduate groupwork. Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, 30 (2), 55- 77.
  • Hunter, S. B., Barber, B. K., & Stolz, H. E. (2015). Extending knowledge of parents’ role in adolescent development: The mediating effect of self-esteem. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24 (8), 2474-2484. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-0050-1.
  • Hunter, S. B., Barber, B. K., Olsen, J. A., McNeely, C. A., & Bose, K. (2011). Adolescent self-disclosure to parents across cultures: Who discloses and why?Journal of Adolescent Research, 26 (4), 423-446. doi:10.1177/0743558411402334.
  • Hunter, S. B., & Smith, D. E. (2008). Predictors of children’s understandings of death: Age, cognitive ability, death experience and maternal communicative competence. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 57(2), 147-162. doi: 10.2190/OM.57.2.b

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